Teeth and Gum Disease

By |2018-04-03T19:32:45+00:00March 8th, 2011|Categories: Natural Healing Encyclopedia|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |


Dental caries, also known as cavities, is the decay of teeth. Caries are caused by the acid created by bacteria that collect on the teeth. The acid gradually dissolves the enamel and dentin that coat the teeth, exposing the tissue below.

Periodontal disease manifests as gingivitis, or the inflammation of the tissue—it becomes inflamed and swollen—and the […]